Thursday, October 18, 2012

A Hot Cup of Coffee and Creative Writing Workshop


A HOT CUP OF COFFEE AND CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP AT BIDDLE'S ESCAPE on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

The holidays are just around the corner and your relatives will supply you with enough material to write a book!


Are you looking for informed, creative and constructive feedback on your writing from a published author? Please consider attending this one day Creative Writing Workshop to obtain valuable insight and individualized comments on your work.
This supportive workshop is open to writers of all levels. Each student will receive thoughtful comments from me and fellow attendees. Articles, theories and instructive materials will also be provided.
Please e-mail swielkopolan@gmail.com to register.


Please submit 2 pieces of your work to me by Dec. 1. One sample should be a piece you feel is strong and polished and the second should be a piece that you are currently struggling with.
Class size is limited to 7 writers.
Cost: $35, scholarships and sliding scale fee available
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Biddle's Escape, 401 Biddle Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221



Bio for Stefanie Wielkopolan:
Stefanie Wielkopolan is a Michigan poet that keeps moving back to Pittsburgh. Up until the age of eight, she grew up in the family’s bowling alley in Dearborn, MI and she credits this experience for her love of a good dive bar, people watching, and writing poetry. She received her M.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Michigan and in 2008 her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Chatham University. Her first collection of poetry, “Border Theory,” was published by Black Coffee Press in 2011. Her work has appeared in The New Yinzer, Silk Road, Temenos, Coe Review, Zaum Press and Confluence: The Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies. Her chapbook, "Lavender and Honey," was published by Open Hearth Press (Blast Furnace Press) in 2008. She currently teaches Creative Writing at CCAC and has taught English and Creative Writing at various colleges and universities in Pennsylvania and Michigan.

Saturday, October 13, 2012